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gas jet a burner, pipe, or other apertured fitting at the end of a gas fixture. [2 definitions]
jet engine an engine that causes forward movement by the power of a stream of gases being forced out under pressure in the opposite direction. Jet engines are often used in aircraft.
jet lag a feeling of being very tired or not well after traveling by airplane across different time zones.
jet propulsion a way of giving aircraft and some small ships the power to move forward. Jet propulsion forces air and hot gases under high pressure to go through a jet nozzle.
jet set a group of fashionable, wealthy people who reputedly travel by jet from one resort to another.
jet stream a narrow band of strong, fast wind several miles above the earth's surface. The jet stream usually flows from west to east.
jet-black of or pertaining to a dark, glossy, black color.
jet-propelled using the power of a jet engine or engines.